When you hear, Waco, Texas, what is the first thing you think of?  Unless you’re from Waco or know people there, I’m willing to bet that your first thought would be Chip and Joanna Gaines or all things Magnolia. Am I right? If you’ve never been there, it’s a small town of about 170,000 people […]

Adult Disneyland. That’s what I’m calling Magnolia Market at the Silos. Not because I was a giddy 5-year-old taking in everything Magnolia had to offer, but because, like Disney, Chip and Joanna Gaines have turned the Silos into a feeling. A whole mood, if you will. You can feel their heart, their passion, and their […]

    Three years ago we were sitting in the lobby of a hotel in Venice at 11pm with our friends Lindsay and Michael, and decided to make the drive from Venice to Tuscany. I can’t tell you exactly when my love for Tuscany started, but I would guess it happened right around the time […]